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  1. Thread: Tig welders

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    To be honest, I use the R-Tech spool gun more...

    To be honest, I use the R-Tech spool gun more than anything, especially on the thicker stuff. Obviously needs a MIG with spool gun connectivity. I just find it easier and a lot quicker than TIG. I...
  2. Thread: Tig welders

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    All I will add is that my MIG, TIG and Plasma...

    All I will add is that my MIG, TIG and Plasma Cutter are R-Tech! All my car builder mates use R-Tech. Nothing else needs to be said does it??
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    Sounds like you have tried everything! Just to...

    Sounds like you have tried everything! Just to let you know, I had a similar problem, same as you, had it all on and off several times, only to find it was the sender on top leaking and dribbling...
  4. Thread: Parcel delivery

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    Empty the petrol out, wrap them well, seal the...

    Empty the petrol out, wrap them well, seal the bag and call them car parts!
    None of the carriers will touch anything like that these days as far as I know. Pathetic as it is.
  5. Thread: 2030

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    Interesting article in the news this morning...

    Interesting article in the news this morning about EV car production being 63% more carbon heavy than conventional cars (excluding infrastructure). The article says every EV needs to do 50,000 miles...
  6. Thread: 2030

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    And if you add the factor of ‘decay/half...

    And if you add the factor of ‘decay/half life’ that might explain the level of intelligence that remains!!!
  7. Thread: E10!

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    If Esso is genuinely ethanol free then I guess no...

    If Esso is genuinely ethanol free then I guess no additives are required. However, I always add TetraBoost whatever I fill up on but I am running old school engine with high compression. I am trying...
  8. Thread: E10!

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    [QUOTE=simon;602299]I'm more interested in the...

    [QUOTE=simon;602299]I'm more interested in the Porsche with the LS in.....
    Ha, yes, it’s impressive! It’s a 944 which he totally rebuilt and upgraded the suspension and put a LSD and updated...
  9. Thread: E10!

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    Jon, that’s a bloody awful thing to happen. You...

    Jon, that’s a bloody awful thing to happen. You would feel like crying! It’s definitely something to watch, there are a lot of unscrupulous suppliers out there although I am sure it’s often...
  10. Thread: E10!

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    My son has a Porsche with an LS in it. He rebuilt...

    My son has a Porsche with an LS in it. He rebuilt the whole car and bought braided fuel hoses on the bay of E. It was laid up for a few months early this year. When he went back to it he turned on...
  11. Thread: E10!

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    As is the modern way, the truth is hard to...

    As is the modern way, the truth is hard to find!!! This is what Esso say about their high octane (which is apparently ethanol free) -

    What’s in our Synergy Supreme+ 99 premium petrolOur Synergy...
  12. Thread: E10!

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    Now this is an interesting one! I have always...

    Now this is an interesting one! I have always used Shell high octane fuel but according to the guys at Classic Oils they (Shell) use the ethanol to boost the octane rating in their octane...
  13. Thread: 2030

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    Not upsetting the EU will only apply in Scotland...

    Not upsetting the EU will only apply in Scotland by then 😀😀
    The thing I fear a bit is the social backlash against gas guzzlers that could come. Bit like smoking. Social pressure could build...
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    Well I think it's an improvement! The ally panels...

    Well I think it's an improvement! The ally panels are welded in to one piece. I've then polished out the welds and the sheets generally using polishing attachments on the grinder. Takes a bit of time...
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    I think it’s going to be an Edlebrock top end...

    I think it’s going to be an Edlebrock top end kit only for now, topped off with a carb! I can always do more in the future. Much easier to get the engine out of a 40 than a cobra! I’m not sure...
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    No pics to upload but I have been making progress...

    No pics to upload but I have been making progress of sorts. I have today ordered the complete MK1 body from Tornado. So I know what I am doing now! I have also spoken to the UN1 Transaxle expert and...
  17. Thread: 2030

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    EV’s are not the answer in my view. Even with...

    EV’s are not the answer in my view. Even with battery advances it will remain too complicated and inflexible. I can see hydrogen as a better solution.
    So much waste in the national grid...
  18. Thread: steering wheel

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    Ah, ok, can’t help with that. Agreed, the...

    Ah, ok, can’t help with that. Agreed, the Merlin versions are quite a lot more money. Very good though. I have been pleased with mine, easy to use and unobtrusive. I wish I had done it years...
  19. Thread: steering wheel

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    Have you bought the quick release boss already?...

    Have you bought the quick release boss already? If not Merlin Motorsport do one for a Motalita although you will have to change the spline to allow the release/lock to work.
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    He can make me an offer. Probably best to see it...

    He can make me an offer. Probably best to see it first
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    Same. Been in there over 30 years!!! And Dek,...

    Same. Been in there over 30 years!!!
    And Dek, yes it does but it smells a whole lot better.......
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    [QUOTE=simon;602103]The Centre spider and sills...

    [QUOTE=simon;602103]The Centre spider and sills are the same. Mounting points for the clips MAY be different as the MK3 is longer.
    While you’ve got it stripped, put in a dropped floor pan with a...
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    Kuga Actually, if you look earlier on this...

    Kuga
    Actually, if you look earlier on this thread you can see the body quite well. It is repairable, especially by someone who knows their way around fibreglass and bodywork (Like many on this...
  24. Thread: Image wheels

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    I have travelled that road regularly since a kid....

    I have travelled that road regularly since a kid. Whenever we passed that air base my dad used to say to me ‘when you get driving watch out along here because the Americans are always on the wrong...
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    Will dig some out. It’s pretty rough though.

    Will dig some out. It’s pretty rough though.
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